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dc.contributor.authorPandey, S-
dc.contributor.authorSharma, J-
dc.contributor.authorManandhar, B L-
dc.contributor.authorAdhikhari, A-
dc.date.accessioned2023-05-19T06:47:52Z-
dc.date.available2023-05-19T06:47:52Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationPandeyS., SharmaJ., ManandharB. L., & AdhikhariA. (2016). Acute Pulmonary Embolism after Cesarean Section. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council. https://doi.org/10.33314/jnhrc.v0i0.679en_US
dc.identifier.issnPrint ISSN: 1727-5482; Online ISSN: 1999-6217-
dc.identifier.urihttp://103.69.126.140:8080/handle/20.500.14356/1727-
dc.descriptionCase Studyen_US
dc.description.abstractAbstract Pregnancy is a well-known state of hypercoagubality, increasing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). It is more common with cesarean delivery than vaginal delivery. Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is under diagnosed during pregnancy and postpartum period as majority of signs and symptoms of PE are non-specific. We describe a case of 35-year-old obese female who suffered a syncopal attack following caesarean delivery and was diagnosed to have pulmonary embolism. A high index of suspicion is required for the timely diagnosis and treatment of PE as most of the signs and symptoms of PE are nonspecific. It is important to consider VTE prophylaxis especially in patients with risk factors.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherNepal Health Research Councilen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSep-Dec, 2015;679-
dc.subjectPregnancyen_US
dc.subjectPulmonary embolismen_US
dc.subjectSyncopeen_US
dc.titleAcute Pulmonary Embolism after Cesarean Sectionen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
Appears in Collections:Vol. 13 No 3 Issue 31 Sep-Dec 2015

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